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The European Union expressed serious concern on Wednesday after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying it could have repercussions for peace prospects.
"The aspirations of both parties must be fulfilled and a way must be found through negotiations to resolve the status of Jerusalem as the future capital of both states," EU Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement.
Trump reversed decades of US policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and saying Washington would begin the process of moving its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
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